News flash! Church Growth Strategies Aren't New After All.
Recently I saw a comment on another blog referencing this video by Dr. Robert Godfrey, president of Westminster Seminary California. This message was given at the 2004 Ligonier Ministries National Conference and is extremely helpful in putting church growth in its historical context. By understanding the 2nd Great Awakening and the theology of Charles Finney we get a tremendous insight into today's church.
If the link doesn't work just go to http://www.ligonier.org and click on videos. Look for the title A Tame Lion. Enjoy!